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Déda is a creative centre for Dance, Movement and Creativity. We believe that the arts enhance people’s lives and that Déda has a responsibility to reach as wide an audience as possible through presenting, producing and creating excellent work. We as an organisation are constantly striving to improve and adapt in order that we continue to be a leader within the dance and wider arts sectors.
Déda Purpose: To deliver the benefits of movement & dance to everybody.
Déda Vision: To enrich people’s lives through dance, movement, and creativity, producing hyper-local yet international facing work of relevance and place.
Déda Mission: Through diverse imaginative dance, movement, and creative engagement practice; we will inspire artists, participants and audiences of all ages, cultures and means, to make art that moves.
Déda enriches people's lives through dance and the arts.
Déda is a registered charity (no.1053633). We work with Derby schools and community groups to improve education, health and wellbeing and social issues with some of the hardest to reach groups in the city.
We are fast becoming a leader in our field, bringing a high-quality arts experience to more people, and putting Derby on the map as the go-to place for Dance, Movement and Creativity.
Déda in Education
We work with children and young people in and out of the school setting using dance and the arts to engage and inspire.Déda in Education